Category Archives: Spoon blog 2015

What’s the dreamscape landscape for your Christmas tablescape? Massimo Bottura lifts the curtain on his… Did I escape with that scape-a-thon?

Handwritten place cards, golden cutlery, elegant linen napkins and  an artistic centrepiece overflowing with little chocolate treats… this is the tablescape that Massimo Bottura not only envisioned but brought to life alongside the team at Barneys New York in their … Continue reading

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Global Phenomenon Modernist Cuisine Has Landed Down Under

Modernist Cuisine, a team of chefs and editorial led by super food geek, author and photographer Nathan Myhrvold, has taken the culinary world by storm with three exquisite books that bring the innovation and genius of the Cooking Lab into … Continue reading

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Great British Bake Off – who is up for the challenge?

Just when we thought we’d said goodbye (and dabbed our cheeks dry after that season finale), The Great British Bake Off is already on its way back into our lives. Well… it is at least if you are one of the courageous few prepared to … Continue reading

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New book by Questlove to feature Nathan Myhrvold

Neo-soul and hiphop musician as well as legendary music producer, Questlove, may not be the first person you would think of when it comes to writing about food. However, over the past few years the Roots band member has been proving himself … Continue reading

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Massimo Bottura’s Praise for Pasta

After Monday’s announcement from the WHO that processed meats such as bacon, ham and sausages are to be placed on the high-risk carcinogen blacklist, health kicks and clean-eating are certainly on the brain.  If, as it does for us, this comes … Continue reading

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The Proof is in the Eating

Not too long ago we announced on our blog that the spectacular breads from Mikael Jonsson’s Michelin-star studded Hedone bread ovens were making their way across London, finding themselves in neighbourhood bakeries like our local Bayley & Sage store in Parsons Green … Continue reading

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Food For Tomorrow 2015

Yesterday at The New York Times Food For Tomorrow 2015 conference. Nathan Myhrvold, founder and CEO of Intellectual Ventures, creator and primary author  of the Modernist Cuisine series of books gave the keynote speech. How can technology, which is often … Continue reading

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Observer Food Monthly Awards were on fire

Was this the best ever Observer Food Monthly Awards event? Those lucky enough to go and to eat the Ekstedt’s food and drink 69 Colebrooke Row’s cocktails might agree with me that it was. Naturally, I’m biased but Niklas Ekstedt’s … Continue reading

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Osteria Francescana makes history in the L’Espresso Restaurant Guide 2016

News has just flown in from Italy that has made us very excited indeed here at Spoon HQ… One of Italy’s most prestigious and widely-read publications, L’Espresso, has announced its restaurant rankings for the L’Espresso Restaurant Guide 2016, and needless to say Massimo … Continue reading

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Rye and Raisin added to Bayley & Sage’s collection of exceptional Hedone breads

We are very excited to announce that our very own local Bayley & Sage store in Parsons Green is now stocking two more spectacular breads from the Michelin-star studded Hedone bread ovens: rye and raisin. Both have been tried and tested here at Spoon … Continue reading

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